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  • Phone:

    +966-13-849-8897

  • Email:

    aalnuaimat@pmu.edu.sa

  • Office No:

    F-006

  • Alia Al Nuaimat, Ph.D.

  • Job Title :

    Assistant Professor

  • College :

    College of Sciences and Human Studies


  • Department :

    Mathematics & Natural Sciences


Dr Alia Al nuaimat completed her PhD degree in applied mathematics (Optimization) at Federation University Australia. Dr Alia has industry and academic experience, teaching and researching in the areas of Mathematics, Statistics. She has been extremely productive in research in the multidisciplinary field of optimization and water management. Concerning research, she has been involved in the development of new algorithms for solving large scale optimization problems. Dr Alia has authored and co-authored number of articled and conference publications. Dr Alia has a strong commitment to scholarship and academia which is demonstrated by her entire professional career. She worked full-time in academia as a mathematics lecturer in Australia, Jordan and United Arab Emirates (UAE). Dr Alia is very committed to teaching, display a high level of enthusiasm, and dedicated to engage and focus students. She has always been provided with a positive feedback from her students. She has attained 21 years of experience of teaching mathematics in various stages of education from primary Schools through secondary and Higher education, to University level. She has 5 years of experience as a full time lecturer in Jordan and 9 years of experience as a full time lecturer at the Federation University of Australia. Dr Alia have a strong commitment to scholarship and a potential for academic advancement. She is very committed and dedicated scholar, enjoying teaching, displaying a high level of enthusiasm.


  • Federation University Australia Degree Name Ph.D. - Applied Mathematics
  • Al-albayt University Degree Name M.Sc - Mathematical Science
  • Jordan University Degree Name B.Sc - Mathematical Science


Publications

  • Bagirov, A.M., Al Nuiamat, A., and Sultanova, N., Hyperbolic smoothing function method for minimax problems, Optimization, 62(6), 2013, 759–782.
  • Bagirov, A. M., Jin, L., Karmitsa, N., Al Nuaimat, A., and Sultanova, N., Subgradient method for nonconvex nonsmooth optimization, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 157(2), 2013, 416–435.
  • Bagirov, A. M., Barton, A. F., Mala-Jetmarova, H., Al Nuaimat, A., Ahmed, S. T., Sultanova, N., and Yearwood, J., An algorithm for minimization of pumping costs in water distribution systems using a novel approach to pump scheduling, Mathematical and Computer Modelling, 57(34), 2013, 873–886.
  • Bagirov, A. M., Ahmed, S. T., Barton, A. F., Mala-Jetmarova, H., Al Nuaimat, A., Sultanova, N. Comparison of metaheuristic algorithms for pump operation optimization. 14th Water Distribution Systems Analysis Conference, 2012.
  • Bagirov, A. M., Barton, A. F., Mala-Jetmarova, H., Al Nuaimat, A., Ahmed, S. T., Sultanova, N., and Yearwood, J., Minimization of pumping costs in water distribution systems using explicit and implicit pump scheduling, Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, 2012.
  • Bagirov, A.M., Ozturk, G., Sultanova, N., and Al Nuaimat, A., Nonsmooth nonconvex optimization via smooth optimization, (Submitted).
  • A Al-Nuaimat, A Al-Bsoul, A Weak Monotone Separation Axiom, Tishreen University, Journal for Scientific Studies and Research, 2001.
  • Isaac Golden, Andrew Stranieri, Al Nuaimat, A., The Immunisation Dilemma–Part 3.2, Attitudes Towards and Use of Homoeoprophylaxis by Homeopaths, Australia, 2014.

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Conferences Papers

  • Bagirov A.M., Barton A.F., Mala-Jetmarova H., Al Nuaimat A., Shams A., Sultanova N., Yearwood J.  (2012) “A Novel approach to optimal pump scheduling in water distribution systems”, 14th Water Distribution Systems Analysis Conference, Adelaide, SA, September 2012.
  • Bagirov A.M., Shams A., Barton A.F., Mala-Jetmarova H., Al Nuaimat A., Sultanova N. (2012) “Comparison of metaheuristic algorithms for pump operation optimization”, 14th Water Distribution Systems Analysis Conference, Adelaide, SA, September 2012.
  • Bagirov A.M., Barton A.F., Mala-Jetmarova H., Al Nuaimat A., Shams A., Sultanova N., Yearwood J.  (2012) “Minimization of pumping costs in water distribution systems using explicit and implicit pump scheduling”, Hydrology & Water Resources Symposium, Sydney, NSW, November 2012.

Abstracts & Presentations

  • Alia Al Nuaimat ”A Generalized Subgradient Algorithm for Unconstrained Nonsmooth, Nonconvex Optimization” Presentation in International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS), Melbourne, July 2011
  • Alia Al Nuaimat ”An algorithm for minimization of pumping costs in water distribution systems using a novel progressive approach for pump scheduling” Presentation in the 9th EUROPT Workshop on Advances in Continuous Optimization, Ballarat, July 2011
  • Alia Al Nuaimat ”Quasisecant method with -norm for nonsmooth nonconvex optimization” Presentation in Annual conference of University of Ballarat, 2010
  • Alia Al Nuaimat ”Aggregate subgradient method for nonconvex nonsmooth optimization” Presentation in 56th Annual AustMS Meeting

Conferences & Workshops

  • UB Learning and Teaching Conference, University of Ballarat, 29-30 November 2012
  • The Modelling Aquifer Contamination Course, University of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 2-6 August 2010 ‘Dynamic modeling approach to water distribution systems’, ‘Optimization of water supply systems’, and ‘Multi-objective optimization models’
  • 4th Australia-China Workshop on Optimization, Australia, University of Ballarat, 9 November 2009
  • A workshop on Applications of Calculus, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates, 2001


  • Nonsmooth Optimization
  • Operation research
  • Data mining
  • Statistics